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Marketing Materials

Marketing Materials are downloadable resources on invasive species which can be printed for educational material, identification guides or project material. These include posters, booklets, pamphlets, brochures and z-folds.


City of Cape Town Z-Fold - A4 pamphlets

1.  Cape Town Weed Alert - Peppertree wattle - (Acacia elata) 

2. Cape Town Weed Alert - Screw-pod wattle (Acacia implexa) 

3. Cape Town Weed Alert - Kangaroo thorn (Acacia paradoxa)

4. Cape Town Weed Alert - Hop wattle (Acacia stricta)

5. Cape Town Weed Alert - Tree of heaven (Ailanthus altissima) 

6. Cape Town Weed Alert - Balloon vine (Cardiospermum grandiflorum) 

7. Cape Town Weed Alert - Devil’s beard (Centranthus ruber)

8. Cape Town Weed Alert - Pampas grass (Cortaderia selloana) 

9. Cape Town Weed Alert - Cotoneaster (Cotoneaster species) 

10. Cape Town Weed Alert - Montpellier broom (Genista monspessulana)

11. Cape Town Weed Alert - Sweet hakea (Hakea drupacea) 

12. Cape Town Weed Alert - Purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria)

13. Cape Town Weed Alert - Red flowering tea tree (Melaleuca hypericifolia) 

14. Cape Town Weed Alert - Yellow water lily (Nymphaea mexicana)

15. Cape Town Weed Alert - Australian cheesewood (Pittosporum undulatum)

16. Cape Town Weed Alert - Rivina bloodberry (Rivina humilis)

17. Cape Town Weed Alert - Russian thistle (Salsola kali)

18. Cape Town Weed Alert - Spanish broom (Spartium junceum)



1. Cape Town Pest Alert - Mallard duck (Anas platyrhynchos)

2. Cape Town Pest Alert - House crow (Corvus splendens) 


The Eco-Furniture Programme



Beautiful but Dangerous more invasive alien plants of eThekwini municipality area


Pompom weed (Campuloclinium macrocephalum)


Beautiful but Dangerous - Aquatics, climbers & reeds

Invasive alien plants of the eThekwini Municipal Area showing emerging invasive plants. Size: 37 721KB

Invasive alien plants of the eThekwini Municipal Area showing invasive herbs and grasses. Size: 32 699KB

Invasive alien plants of the eThekwini Municipal Area showing the trees and shrubs. Size: 46 581KB

Invasive alien plants of the eThekwini Municipal Area showing trees. Size: 51 400KB

Regional A2 posters

The Threat of Invasive Alien Plants to Arid Regions

The Threat of Invasive Alien Plants to Fynbos Regions

The Threat of Invasive Alien Plants to Grassland Regions

The Threat of Invasive Alien Plants to Savanna Regions

Eco- Furniture Programme

Eco-Furniture Programme - Boitumelo School - Deputy Minister Rejoice Madubafhasi (2013)

Eco-Desks from Invasive Alien Wood


The Honourable Rejoice Mabudafhasi (Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs and Tourism) and Professor Wangari Maathai (Nobel Peace Prize winner, 2004)

WeedBuster Week in Onseepkans, Northern Cape, 26 October, 2012

Rehabilitation of Penny Park Wetland, KwaZulu-Natal

World Oceans Day, Port St Johns, 10 June 2013

World Wetlands Day, 2 February 2013

Australian Invasives - ID Kits


1. Animal Pest Alert - Barbary dove (Streptopelia risoria)

2. Animal Pest Alert - Canada goose (Branta canadensis)

3. Animal Pest Alert - Common myna (Acridotheres tristis)

4. Animal Pest Alert - Ferret (Mustela putorius furo)

5. Animal Pest Alert - House crow (Corvus splendens)

6. Animal Pest Alert - Red-eared slider (Trachemys scripta elegans)

7. Animal Pest Alert - Red whiskered bulbul (Pycnonotus jocosus)

8. Animal Pest Alert - Indian ringneck parakeet (Psittacula krameri)

9. Animal Pest Alert - Rusa deer (Cervus timorensis)

South African Invasives - ID Kit


1. Invasive Species Identification Kit - Mallard duck (Anas platyrhynchos)

2. Invasive Species Identification Kit - Red-eared slider (Trachemys scripta elegans)


1. Invasive Species Identification Kit - Famine weed (Parthenium hysterophorus)

2. Ithuluzi lokubheka izimila nezilwane ezihlaselayo (Zulu) - Umbulalazwe (Parthenium hysterophorus)

Hacking Group ID Booklet

Invasive Alien Species Identification Kit - Moreleta Park, Pretoria

Regional IAP Booklets-A4

Eastern Cape

1. Eastern Cape IAP's page 1

2. Eastern Cape IAP's page 2

3. Eastern Cape IAP's page 3

4. Eastern Cape IAP's page 4

5. Eastern Cape IAP's page 5

 6. Eastern Cape IAP's page 6

 7. Eastern Cape IAP's page 7

 8. Eastern Cape IAP's page 8


1. Gauteng IAP's page 1

2. Gauteng IAP's page 2

3. Gauteng IAP's page 3

4. Gauteng IAP's page 4

5. Gauteng IAP's page 5

6. Gauteng IAP's page 6

7. Gauteng IAP's page 7

8. Gauteng IAP's page 8


Free State

1. Free State IAP's page 1

2. Free State IAP's page 2

3. Free State IAP's page 3

4. Free State IAP's page 4

5. Free State IAP's page 5

6. Free State IAP's page 6

7. Free State IAP's page 7

8. Free State IAP's page 8

KZN Mpumalanga Limpopo

1. KZN Mpumalanga Limpopo IAP's page 1

2. KZN Mpumalanga Limpopo IAP's page 2

3. KZN Mpumalanga Limpopo IAP's page 3

4. KZN Mpumalanga Limpopo IAP's page 4

5. KZN Mpumalanga Limpopo IAP's page 5

6. KZN Mpumalanga Limpopo IAP's page 6

7. KZN Mpumalanga Limpopo IAP's page 7

8. KZN Mpumalanga Limpopo IAP's page 8

Western Cape

1. Western Cape IAP's page 1

2. Western Cape IAP's page 2

3. Western Cape IAP's page 3

4. Western Cape IAP's page 4

5. Western Cape IAP's page 5

6. Western Cape IAP's page 6

7. Western Cape IAP's page 7

8. Western Cape IAP's page 8

Books & Booklets

Invasive Species Identification 

* Download a copy of Lesley Henderson's critically important book: 

  • Alien Weeds and Invasive Plants by Lesley Henderson
  • A5 - 304 pages - 20mb - Compressed into pdf
  • Plant Protection Research Institute
  • Copyright © 2001 Agricultural Research Council



* South Africa's National Listed Invasive Species - NEMBA Alien and Invasive Species (AIS) Regulations (2014) 

* South Africa's Environmental Programmes - Supporting natural resource management through public employment programmes - 2013

An overview of Environmental Programmes:  Working for Water, Working on Fire, Working for Wetlands, Working for Wildlife, Working for Forests etc


Western Cape

* Enviroworks - Invasive Species: A threat to our heritage

Enviroworks - Biannual Environmental Newsletter of the City of Cape Town
Published by the City of Cape Town Environmental Resource Management Department in partnership with a range of other City Departments.

* Green Jobs for Cape Town

The Socio-Economic Impacts of the Kader Asmal Integrated Catchment Management Project - 2013 Survey Results

City of Cape Town Mayoral Project:   A cross-cutting, inter-departmental project implemented by the Invasive Species Unit, Environmental Resource Management Department.



This 31-page booklet provides insight into best practice, removal methods, training and equipment to deal with invasive water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes). While produced for the eThekwini Municipal Area, this booklet is most useful anywhere water hyacinth needs to be controlled.

The Framework Strategy and Action Plan for Invasive Species in the eThekwini Municipal Area.

This useful 41-page booklet produced by eThekwini Municipality discusses general alien invasive plant control. The different methods of control are discussed concisely.

Media - Magazine Features


SA Garden & Home magazine

The 10 worst category 1 invasive alien plants


The Gardener magazine

1. Invasive ID Kit - Take action against invasive species

2. Invasive ID Kit - Remove invasive plants from your garden

3. Invasive ID Kit - Spring into action against invasive alien plants

4. Invasive ID Kit - Garden pond perils